Vecoplan increases focus on paper and document shredding markets
Vecoplan has invested in its facility and staff to increase focus on the paper and document shredding markets.
At its Archdale headquarters, the manufacturing and assembly facility was expanded by 7,000 square feet to increase production capacity for the mobile shredding market.
The facility expansion comprises of a production line to accommodate up to five trucks, one for each stage of assembly. "Whether we have one customer order for five trucks, or five orders for one truck, our order-to-delivery time has been shortened significantly. The discrete workflow system is a hybrid between batch and repetitive, and can favor one or the other processes depending on the customization required. This is optimal for serving our customers," notes plant manager Mike Dawkins.
In addition to facility expansion, the company has also hired two new sales people. Keith Coker is based in the Dallas area and covers the central regions of the US and Canada. He joins Vecoplan after spending several years at a large national document shredding services provider. His involvement in running approximately 60 routes per day gained him intimate knowledge of mobile shredding operations.
In the west, Sean Eliot, based in Southern California, brings ten years of recycling industry experience to Vecoplan customers. He specializes in turnkey size reduction solutions, focusing on affordability and practicality. Eliot also focuses on increasing productivity and subsequent profitability for the paper market. He covers the Western US and Canada for mobile and plant-based paper shred markets.